Tens of Thousands Attend Slichos at Kosel Erev Yom Kippur [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Tens of thousands of people packed into the Kosel plaza on Monday night for Erev Yom Kippur slichos, as authorities announced that more than a million people had come to the Kosel over the...

BOOTS ON THE GROUND: Hatzalah Rescue Teams In Hurricane Ian Affected Areas [VIDEOS &...

Moments after Hurricane Ian passed Fort Myers, Hatzalah South Florida in coordination with Hatzalah Baltimore and Orlando Hatzalah, mobilized and dispatched teams to assist affected Jewish communities on Florida's West Coast. The First Responders...

PHOTOS: United Hatzalah Holds Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill

- “Direct Missile Strike!” - On Monday evening that was the emergency alert received by dozens of first responders in the region of Kvutzat Yavneh as part of the joint training drill that was...

PHOTOS: 10 Bochurim Rescued After Getting Lost in Katrina Falls

10 bochurim who went on a hike in Katrina Falls on Monday required emergency personnel to rescue them after they got hopelessly lost in the woods. The bochurim, who are from Yeshiva Tiferes Tzvi of...

Agudath Israel Meets with NYS Ed. Dept Officials and Attends Board of Regents Meeting...

Earlier this month, Agudah representatives met with high-ranking officials from the New York State Education Department (NYSED) for a whirlwind day in Albany. The primary purpose: to meet face-to-face on behalf of the yeshiva...

TRAGEDY IN FLORIDA: Jewish Woman Struck and Killed While Crossing Street

A Jewish woman was tragically killed when she was hit by a car as she crossed the intersection of Collins Ave. and 159th Street in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, on Monday. The tragedy occurred at...

Tens of Thousands Visit Ohel Of Lubavitcher Rebbe ZT”L To Mark Yartzheit [LARGE PHOTO...

Over the past week, an estimated 50,000 people from as far as Alaska, Australia, Thailand and Ukraine visited the Ohel in Queens, N.Y., the resting place of the Lebavitcher Rebbe ZT"L, Hagaon HaRav Menachem...

PHOTOS: Vizhnitz Rebbe, Maimonides Executives Visit Rachmasrivka Rebbe in ICU

The Vizhnitzer Rebbe from Yerushalayim and top executives at Maimonides Hospital paid a visit to the Rachmasrivka Rebbe in the hospital's intensive care unit, where he is being treated for a severe case of...

Boro Park Hatzolah Ambulance Overturns, 2 Members Injured [VIDEOS & PHOTOS]

A Boro Park Hatzolah ambulance overturned at 14th Avenue and 39th Street on Thursday morning. Sources confirm to YWN that the ambulance was on its was to an emergency at the time of the crash....

HATE IN FLATBUSH: Yeshiva Bochur Assaulted by Pro-Palestinian Mob [VIDEOS OF ASSAULT]

A yeshiva bochur walking in the vicinity of Avenue M and East 18th Street in Flatbush was accosted and assaulted by a group of five males moments ago. The bochur was punched in the face...

MOVING: 11-Year-Old Orphan Gets Bris in Kerestir, Names Self After Reb Shayale [PHOTOS &...

The Jewish community of Kyiv, Ukraine, celebrated the bris of an 11-year-old boy named Igor in Kerestir, Hungary, on Wednesday - the yahrtzeit of Reb Shayale ben Reb Moshe. The boy, from the orphanage in...

SHOCKING: Los Angeles Hatzolah Member Shot at While Treating Patient

Volunteer EMTs from Hatzolah of Los Angeles came under fire on Shabbos as they were treating a patient near a shul on Ventura Boulevard in Tarzana, California. Hatzolah was called for a patient suffering a...

TERROR IN TEL AVIV: 2 Killed in Attack on Dizengoff Street, Multiple Other Injured

YWN WHATSAPP STATUS UPDATES: CLICK HERE to join the YWN WhatsApp Status. YWN WHATSAPP GROUPS: CLICK HERE to be added to an official YWN WhatsApp Group. At least two people have been killed and numerous others injured...

Brooklyn: Chaveirim Organization Marks Twenty Years Of Dedicated Service [PHOTOS]

This past Motzei Shabbos, March 5, Brooklyn Chaveirim celebrated its 20th annual Member appreciation Melave Malka, at the luxury Indigo Hotel in Williamsburg. Recognizing their members who selfishly devote themselves to helping the community...

PHOTOS: Thousands Pack BMG For Shiur From Hagaon HaRav Dov Landau

The famed Bais Medrash at Beth Medrash Gavoah was overflowing with thousands of Yungerliet on Monday night, who had gathered for the rare opportunity to hear a Shiur from Hagaon HaRav Dov Landau. The elderly...

Hagaon HaRav Dov Landau Delivers Shiur At Yeshiva Heichal Hatorah In Monsey [VIDEO &...

As YWN has reported, Hagaon HaRav Dov Landau, Rosh Yeshiva of Slabodka, arrived on Sunday morning in NY on his first visit to the Unites States. The Rosh Yeshiva was taken off the plane by...

PHOTO ESSAY: NYPD Commissioner Visits Yeshiva of Flatbush To Announce Hate Crime Arrest

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea visited Yeshiva of Flatbush yesterday and announced the arrest of the individual responsible for pouring gasoline around the yeshiva and setting it on fire this past Thursday evening, October 14th. Joining...

INCREDIBLE PHOTOS: The Gadol Hador, Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky By Kol Nidrei And Motzei...

Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky seen just before Kol Nidrei - holding a small Sefer Torah. The Gadol Hador Davened in his home with a small Minyan. Minutes after making Havdalah on Motzei Yom Kippur, Hagaon...

PHOTO ESSAY: Erev Yom Kippur in Meah Shearim (Kuvien Images)

As Yom Kippur approaches, rather than the lively hustle that one would expect on the days leading up to sukkos, a somber aura can be felt in the streets of Meah Shearim as people...

WATCH: Elisheva Cohen Whose Father Remains Missing In Surfside Continues Making Kiddush Hashem

s it possible after all this time that there can still be a miracle in Surfside? “I’d say hang on,” 12-year-old Elisheva Cohen said Tuesday. “We are going to try everything.” That was before the heartbreaking...

Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Attends Bar Mitzvah of Grandson [PHOTOS]

In the presence of HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky, thousands celebrated the Bar Mitzvah of the son of Rav Aryeh Kanievsky, a trusted member of the Gadol HaDor's household, earlier this week. HaRav Chaim arrived at...

Hagaon Harav Chaim Kanievsky Visits Yerushalayim On Thursday [LARGE PHOTO GALLERY]

HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky arrived Thursday for a special visit to Yerushalayim and to the Kosel, as he does each year in the days immediately after Shavuos. Prior to arriving at the Kosel, he visited...

PHOTOS: Brooklyn Rabbonim Energized to Take Part in Worldwide Wave of Learning in Preparation...

Excitement continues to build at an exponential pace for the 13th Global Siyum Hashas of Daf Yomi, an event that has galvanized the Torah community throughout the world. In addition to celebrating seven and...

PHOTOS: Levaya in NY & Eretz Yisroel of Rebbetzin Rochel Leah Brudny A”H

(Photos by PhotoDynamics & Amudim) Hundreds attended Levayas in Flatbush and in Eretz Yisroel for Rebbitzen Rochel Leah Brudny A"H, who was Niftar this past Monday at the age of 94. Hespeidim were given in Flatbush...

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